Complete Definition of "diocese"

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English

Etymology
From Greek, administration or "house keeping"

Pronunciation
(US) IPA: /Ëdaɪ.É.sɪs/

Noun
en-noun

  1. in Christian religions, a region administered by a bishop

Translations
Dutch: bisdom
Finnish: hiippakunta
French: diocèse m
Ido: diocezo
Italian: diocesi f
Japanese: æåº (ãããã, kyÅku)
Lithuanian: vyskupija f
Polish: diecezja f
Russian: епаÑÑÐ¸Ñ (jepárxija) f
Slovak: diecéza f
Spanish: diócesis f, diócesi f
Vietnamese: giáo phận

Related terms
archdiocese
archdiocesan
diocesan
bishopric

See also
parish

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